John Auerbach

Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice Director, John Auerbach, Publishes Discussion Paper with Institute of Medicine

Opportunity Knocks: Population Health in State Innovation Models – A closer look at emerging opportunity for reorienting the way we pay for health in the United States toward a greater focus on the non-clinical factors that make people healthy, such as the social and environmental conditions in places where people live, learn, play, and work.

John Auerbach

Lessons From the Front Line: The Massachusetts Experience of the Role of Public Health in Health Care Reform

What wasn’t so obvious was what the Depart­ment of Public Health and I had to do with all this. We were watching all the action but con­fined to the sidelines. Could public health assist in the imple­men­ta­tion of health care reform? Even more important,would health care reform change the role and the work of public health?
Hortensia Amaro

3Qs: It can take a village to beat an addiction

Grammy Award-​​winning pop singer Amy Wine­house, whose drug and alcohol abuse over­shad­owed her musical talent, was found dead last weekend at her London apart­ment. We asked Hort­ensia Amaro — pro­fessor and asso­ciate dean in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences and director of the Insti­tute on Urban Health Research — to ana­lyze the behavior of indi­vid­uals who struggle with sub­stance abuse.